New tool to track oil and gas methane emissions launched

IEA analysis suggests global methane emissions from the oil and gas sectors could be reduced by nearly half at no net cost

‘The number of local authorities reducing their emissions is falling’

Energy Systems Catapult suggests better energy planning is needed to improve how local areas prepare for decarbonisation

UK Government awards £26m for carbon capture, utilisation and storage

The finance will be shared among nine projects, including the nation’s largest emissions-capturing facility to date

Methane emissions from US industry ‘100 times higher than reported’

Researchers suggests any leaks along the natural gas supply chain could make it a more significant contributor to climate change than previously thought

Donald Trump’s state visit ‘to emit 2,619 tonnes of carbon dioxide’

That is the same amount of greenhouse gases emitted by an average UK home over 970 years

UK going net-zero ‘impossible without bioenergy’

The Renewable Energy Association says the sustainable use of bioenergy is vital to the UK meeting its legally-binding Fifth Carbon Budget

The Co-op
The Co-op commits to halving direct emissions by 2025

The announcement comes after it reached a previous carbon goal three years ahead of schedule

Carbon dioxide emissions
New $1.5m project to advance CCS technologies gets the go-ahead

The scheme aims to evaluate various approaches to developing ways to catch greenhouse gases in order to mitigate climate change

Ryanair
Ryanair ‘now one of top 10 carbon emitters in Europe’

A new report claims Europe has failed to implement effective measures to control the emissions growth of the aviation sector

Emissions
UK carbon emissions ‘at lowest level since 1890s’

In 2018, total UK greenhouse gas emissions totalled 364.1 million tonnes, 2.5% lower than in the previous year